Przemek Kamiński

Sunrise Sunset


English / Language no problem / approx. 50 min.

In his first HAU co-production, the choreographer Przemek Kamiński departs from the scattered archival materials revolving around the life and work of American dancer and choreographer Fred Herko. A member of Judson Dance Theater and frequenter of Andy Warhol’s Factory, he famously ended his life by jumping out of the window during a performance in an apartment in New York. Performed by Martin Hansen and Kamiński himself, “Sunrise Sunset” goes back to Herko’s incomplete archive and appears as an impressionistic portrait of his life, work, collaborations, and affinities. Through movement, sound, set, light and video, it draws a speculative horizon on which different materials and accounts by his friends and collaborators are brought to life, extended and reimagined. “Sunrise Sunset” revisits Herko’s queer utopian spirit of the unfinished, the too-late and the not-yet-there, all between sunrise and sunset – a stretch of radiant glow.


Choreography: Przemek Kamiński / Performance: Martin Hansen, Przemek Kamiński / Dramaturgical assistance: Tom Engels / Set design: Christopher Füllemann / Sound: HAUT / Light design: Jacqueline Sobiszewski / Costume design: Sarah Effenberger / FOMME / Video: Imogen Heath / Technical direction: Hanna Kritten Tangsoo / Production management: Ben Mohai / Press: AugustinPR / Voice: Melanie Jame Wolf / With poems from: Diane di Prima, “Freddie Poems”, Point Reyes Eidolon Editions, 1974. / Special thanks to: Alice Heyward, Maria Molko, Ania Nowak, Peter Pleyer, Diane di Prima, Sheppard Powell.


  • Past
    Sat 3.10.2020, 19:00 / HAU2
    Sun 4.10.2020, 17:00 / HAU2
    Mon 5.10.2020, 19:00 / HAU2
    Tue 6.10.2020, 19:00 / HAU2


Production: Przemek Kamiński. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Pawilon, Korporacja Teatralna. Funded by: Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe. Supported by: Tanzfabrik Berlin, TATWERK | Performative Forschung.


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